MasterCard Extends Zero-Liability Policy

Debit and credit card company MasterCard announced that it will extend its zero-liability policy for U.S. cardholders to include all PIN-based and ATM transactions. This comes on...

New Center for Economic and Policy Research Study Shows We’re Not Post-Racial When It...

  A new report from the reinforces a reality that many of us have long understood and that is well-documented: African-American unemployment has been nearly double...

Do You Have a Financial First Aid Kit?

The recent string of deadly tornadoes may have you thinking more about your financial protection plan. In 2012, Operation HOPE and FEMA collaborated to put together what they call...

Why Many Military Members Face Financial Difficulties

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling recently conducted a survey that shows many members of the military face financial weaknesses. The survey finds that a significant...

How to Help Your Teen Deal with Money

Short of bequeathing them so much money ($150 million each should do it) that they never have to worry about their finances, there are...

4 Money Management Tips for Remarriage

Dear Deborah, When I was on my own for a time after my first marriage ended, I got accustomed to being in charge of making all the...

Unpacking the Financial Lifestyle of 10-10-80

This simple financial rule has been around for a long time. Some say it’s impossible to live by while others say it’s too simple...

College Savings Day – Discover Tools that Will Help You Pay Down College Debt

When I see college graduates celebrating their achievement, I can’t stop wondering about all the loans many will be paying off for years to...

Credit Survey Reveals Differences Between Millennials and Older Adults

The Consumer Federation of America and VantageScore Solutions recently unveiled their fourth annual survey on consumers’ understanding of credit scores. The survey focuses on consumer knowledge of credit...

Credit Suisse Expected to Plead Guilty to Aiding Tax Evasion

First time a major financial institution has admitted a crime in more than a decade, reports say. FORTUNE -- Credit Suisse (CS) is expected to...

How to Discover God’s Abundance When You’re Broke

Editor's Note: The following is a report on the practical applications of Caryn Rivadeneira’s new book Broke: What Financial Desperation Revealed about God’s Abundance (InterVarsity Press, 2014). Financial...

LISTEN: Motivating Children with Money – Is It Right or Wrong?

Behaving should be a given, but kids might be more motivated if money was involved. AV asks callers should children be motivated with money to behave....

Financial Issues Force Upscale Harlem Barber Shop to Close

Tony-nominated Broadway veteran Brenda Braxton, who has had roles in "Chicago," "Smokey Joe's Cafe" and "Dreamgirls," closed her upscale men's pampering palace on April...

Unemployment Rates Below 6% In 25 U.S. States

Unemployment rates fell in nearly all U.S. states last month, and half the states now have rates below 6 percent. The figures are a...

GM Recalls 3 Million Cars and Trucks to Fix 5 Safety Issues

General Motors is recalling 3 million cars and trucks worldwide to fix five different safety problems that have triggered hundreds of complaints and some...

When It Comes to House-Renting, Many More Landlords Are Starting to Check Credit

If you’re looking to rent a new apartment, you’ll have to look at not only whether it fits your budget, but also what guidelines...

1 in 10 Americans Don’t Carry Paper Money Anymore

It could be a portent of the long-foretold cashless society, or just a sign of consumer confidence, but nearly one in 10 Americans no longer...

Center for Global Policy Solutions and the Network on Race and Ethnic Inequality at...

The preoccupation with Donald Sterling, the wealthy Los Angeles Clippers owner who was slapped with an NBA ban after a recorded conversation revealed that...

Student Loan Debt – It’s Not Just Impacting Finances Anymore

  Mellody Hobson is President of Ariel investments, a Chicago-based money management firm that serves individual investors and retirement plans through its no-load mutual funds and...

New Study Finds, Graduates with More Debt Are Less Happy

Student loan debt isn't just hurting college grads financially, it's also having a negative impact on their overall well-being. College graduates without any student loan...